"The radio does require 4800 GPS data in so as an alternative to your suggestion of an NDC-4 could I connect the AIS out of the radio at 38400 NMEA 0183 to the NMEA 0183 port of the MFD and grab the GPS data from the sea talk 2 port of the MFD using…"
Just to update you with our installation, we finally managed to connect all the instruments!
Right now, we have running on board the following:
- Lowrance HDS7 Plotter (NMEA2000)
- EV100/ACU/P70 (SEATALKNG)
- Raymarine Bidata…"
"Hi Nico. As per my experience (I have a 32 footer, 7.000 kg displacement), the wheel drive for your sailboat seems to be small. Maybe you can keep it working some extra time if you set it up to work as little as possible (there are three set up…"
"Hi and thanks again for your prompt reply. I realize that there are many combinations/manufacturers and standards that make this difficult.
Please help with these questions:
In your first answer you said "We have had some success in…"
"Hello. I've ensure both devices have current software. Depth sounder and rotavecta are working and show a solid LED status on the itc5, but the speed wheel and temp are not being recognized. LED is flashing at a rate that indicates nothing is…"
Should the fishfinder plot be freezing, then verify that the locking ring has been installed on the transducer cable's plug. This locking ring must be rotated into the locked position in the same way that the locking rings on the…"
Hi guys. My depthometer stopped working all of a sudden and I found that the cable had been severed about 9" from the transducer by movable ballast inside my sailboat. I reattached the two wires and twisted the exposed ends of the braided jacket, then tied them together. Now the depthometer reads the depth only up to about approximately 500 ft before showing LAST in the upper corner. How can I get back to full 999 depths again? See More
Unlike the X10/X30 autopilot course computers, the X5 is not designed to power a SeaTalkng backbone. It is further not recommended that the SeaTalkng backbone be powered by the X5's SeaTalk port or a ground loop may result.…"
For the benefit of those unfamiliar with RayTech RNS 6.x software, the Navionics Multicard Reader must be plugged into and recognized by one's PC prior to starting each RayTech software planning session when Navionics cartography will be…"
"I am using Navionics multicard reader with ports for 3 different size cards. I use CF Platinum chart cards which work fine on the c90W and on my old windows 7 laptop and also works on Raymarines new planner software (at an additional…"
"Hello and thanks for your reply.
Here is the way it is presently wired.
A SeaTalk ng backbone is what I referred incorrectly to as a 5 position ng buss
Connected to it are
P70 with a Raymarine cable black/white
12VDC Raymarine cable red/black from…"
"I am seeing the fish finder plot freeze - very frequently. I am going to try to reset the DSM300 first and if I continue to see the fish finder freeze, I will consider replacement with the CP300 - just want to be sure that it will be compatible with…"